Northampton and Saracens will battle it out for the first national silverware of the season from the Premiership Cup final.

Saints are on home turf but are against a Saracens side who have been victorious in their past nine meetings in every competitions.

Teimana Harrison returns from injury number eight for Northampton.

Saracens have named nine academy graduates within their starting line up and also a further five on the seat.

’s side have already beaten Northampton twice at the Premiership this year, scoring 74 points altogether.

But Northampton’s final decoration came with success over Saracens at the 2014 Premiership closing at Twickenham.

Northampton back row row Le Ludlam told BBC Look East:

“The last few seasons at Saints haven’t gone how we would’ve wanted them .

“But there’s a good deal of fresh faces and it’s a young group, therefore to get a piece of silverware with this particular group will be totally incredible.”

“It’s a huge evening for us with a sell-out before our own crowd, therefore it will not get much bigger than that.

“We don’t desire to be the people in the opposite conclusion of their end at one last. There’s a lot of lads here who’ve come through the academy together and won silverware earlier, therefore we’re eager because of it.

“We will head on the market, give it all, play everything and take the game to Saracens.”

Saracens coach Adam Powell:

“These guys have got the right to play at your final and we can not wait to see them on the weekend.

“It is important for your younger players to lead their environment if they’re together and this year they’ve done nicely.

“They’ve really gelled as a unit and there’s been a wonderful feeling completely throughout the tournament”

Northampton: Furbank; Tuala, Burrell, Francis, Naiyaravoro; Grayson, Mitchell; Waller (capt), Marshall, Hill, Moon, Ratuniyarawa, Wood, Ludlam, Harrison.

Replacements: Fish, Van Wyk, Franks, Craig, Gibson, Reinach, Hutchinson. Collins.

Saracens: Gallagher; Crossdale, Bosch, Morris, Segun; Malins, Whiteley; Barrington, Tolofua, Judge, Kpoku, Day, Clark (capt), Reffell, Earl.

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